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in pennsylvania's controversial voter i.d. law. we have been waiting for this. nbc's justice correspondent pete williams joins me live. >> the judge said the new voter i.d. law in pennsylvania, the strict new i.d. law cannot go in effect for the general election. there is a chance the state could appeal this to the state's supreme court, but based on what the supreme court said last time they looked at this, it's doubtful they would succeed there. what the judge says here is yes, it's true. the state has said we can fix some of the problems that have come up before, but he says, i question whether there is enough time now to fix these problems. i think there are going to be more problems down the road putting this into effect like we've already seen, he says. he believes that the gap between the photo i.d.'s issued and the estimated need cannot be closed before the election. in other words, he says all the people who would have to get new photo i.d.s, he doubts there is enough time for them to get them. he says i'm not convinced in my predictive judgment there won't be any voter disenfranchisem
to be made. without them, voters may not be able to vote because of the state's new i.d. law. now that decision may be appealed which would put a final resolution near election day, but there are officials who do not think tit works. >> also this week voter requirements facing tough scrutiny from a special panel of tough judges there. the requirement is does the requirement at polling stations cause a burden. it must meet certain requirements. another date to watch for you, today. this is national voter registration month, to remind voters that in october, 48 states have registration deadlines. at stake here, 6 million potential voters or more. the national association of secretary of state say that's how many in 2008 that did not vote because they missed registration deadlines. and if florida reg station numbers are any indication here, look at this. compared to july and previous elections, look, democrats are way off pace in that debattleground state of florida. this year they're only 5% of last election, and, chris, that's why it's not only the voter i.d. turnout. >> that's a h
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